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I had small lymph nodes which did not subside and has been there for 6 months should I be worried ?

I had small lymph nodes which did not subside and has been there for 6 months should I be worried ?

It depends: Sometimes after a viral infection lymph nodes may linger but they should not be painful, easily moveable. I would recommend an evaluation by your doctor to determine the reason for the lymph nodes, persisting ...Read more

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Feel five small lymph nodes under chin, could they be shotty?

Feel five small lymph nodes under chin, could they be shotty?

Unlikely: shotty lymph nodes are larger. If concerned about acute viral syndrome or HIV get tested ...Read more

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What could be causing these small lymph nodes in ileocolic mesentery?

What could be causing these small lymph nodes in ileocolic mesentery?

Mesenteric adenitis: Mesenteric adenitis (enlargement of lymph nodes in abdominal mesentery) is commonly seen in conditions that mimic acute appendicitis. When accompanied by inflammation of the ileum, & crohn's disease has been excluded, consider bacterial infection caused by yersinia enterocolitica, campylobacter, salmonella. Adenitis may also reflect non-gi inflammatory processes in the abdomen. ...Read more

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My 2 year old son has aSeveral small lymph nodes through out his body what can be the cause?

My 2 year old son has aSeveral small lymph nodes through out his body what can be the cause?

Lymph nodes: Multiple small lymph nodes are common at this age, especially in the neck area, at any rate if he is active, feeding well, and growing, just observe, and follow up with his pediatrician, a routine blood count after age one is helpful, wish you both wellness ...Read more

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Hi I have small lymph nodes in my neck from last 2 weeks.... It dosesnt pain at all... But still i m concerned ...Plz help?

Hi I have small lymph nodes in my neck from last 2 weeks.... It dosesnt pain at all... But still i m concerned ...Plz help?

Cervical lymph nodes: Lymph glands in the neck are very common, and can be seen with many benign conditions such as an infected throat or ear, skin inflammation, or an irritated scalp. Worrisome symptoms would be continued growth in the size of the glands, fever, drenching sweats, unexplained weight loss, or pain. Please see your physician if the glands don't go away soon. ...Read more

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When i underwent scanning it gave result that small lymph nodes at both inguinal regions what that actually means is it a serious problem? Please help

When i underwent scanning it gave result that small lymph nodes at both inguinal regions what that actually means is it a serious problem? Please help

Usually not: A problem. Mildly prominent lymph nodes are commonly seen in the inguinal regions. Absent other history, physical exam findings, or other issues on the scan to raise concerns i would not be worried about this finding. ...Read more

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There are small bilateral level 6 hypoechoic well circumscribed ovoid nodules possibly representing parathyroid glands or small lymph nodes.Opinion?

Nodules: Surely to doctor who is looking after you MUST be taking care of all issues. If you are not satisfied seek a different doctor. Please let know how things go. ...Read more

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Hi docs, can you tell me if small lymph nodes are a normal finding on a CT scan?

Hi docs, can you tell me if small lymph nodes are a normal finding on a CT scan?

Yes: Yes, mediastinal or axillary lymph nodes are normal structures....we all have them. We start to worry on CT when they become large or when they lose their normal shape. ...Read more

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I can feel my 4yo small lymph nodes in the side of her neck. She has had a head cold for over a week but no fever. Normal?

I can feel my 4yo small lymph nodes in the side of her neck. She has had a head cold for over a week but no fever. Normal?

Reactive Lymphnodes: Lymph nodes are a part of our immune system.When we get ill, they rev up and can increase in size and sometimes be a little tender. The lymph nodes closest to the area of infection tend to be most affected. In small kids (especially if they are really lean), even when they are healthy it is often easy to feel their lymph nodes in their neck area. This is OK. If in doubt consult her pediatrician. ...Read more